"I know there ain't. You got it in your hand" (Ch.1).
"Ain't nothing in my pocket "
"I wish somebody would shoot me when I became useless" (pg52)
It shows that george understands lennie. In this interaction we learn about George, that despite him sometimes loosing his temper, he has patience for lennie. George acts like a father figure than brotherly figure or a traveling partner. He also tries protecting Lennie.
The theme of this scene is ''sometimes people can be surrounded by others yet still feel so lonely".After Carlson shot Candy's dog , reality hit Candy because of his missing hand and he lost his only friend he had for years. This makes Candy lonely
This figurative language is a personification. "he stepped out of the door into the brilliant sunshine" (pg.28). This was too show just how bright the sun was at that point in time.